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US returns Manas Airbase to Kyrgyzstan

In another step in the exit from Afghanistan, the US has handed back its only Central Asian airbase to the government of Kyrgyzstan. The Manas

In another step in the exit from Afghanistan, the US has handed back its only Central Asian airbase to the government of Kyrgyzstan. The Manas

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Kyrgyz police clash with anti-government protesters

There have been violent protests in Kyrgyzstan over the government’s refusal to nationalise a gold-mining venture with a Canadian company.   Police

There have been violent protests in Kyrgyzstan over the government’s refusal to nationalise a gold-mining venture with a Canadian company.   Police

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Kyrgyz inmates sew lips together in prison protest

More than 1,300 prisoners are said to have sewn their lips together with nearly 7,000 on hunger strike. Shock images of the protest have come from

More than 1,300 prisoners are said to have sewn their lips together with nearly 7,000 on hunger strike. Shock images of the protest have come from

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Kyrgyz PM out in front in presidential ballot

The party of Kyrgyzstan’s Moscow-backed prime minister claim he has won the country’s presidential election. Almazbek Atambayev had been a

The party of Kyrgyzstan’s Moscow-backed prime minister claim he has won the country’s presidential election. Almazbek Atambayev had been a

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Kyrgyzstan votes for a new president

Kyrgyzstan is going to the polls to vote for a new president. The election is the result of reforms put in place after a bloody uprising toppled

Kyrgyzstan is going to the polls to vote for a new president. The election is the result of reforms put in place after a bloody uprising toppled

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Dozens clamour to be Kyrgyzstan's leader

Politics are popular in Kyrgyzstan where 83 people have tried to register to run for president. Election officials now have to see who of those

Politics are popular in Kyrgyzstan where 83 people have tried to register to run for president. Election officials now have to see who of those

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Kyrgyzstan: Revolution politics

Kyrgyzstan President Roza Otunbayeva has played a key role in two revolutions. The first was ridding the country of its then leader, President

Kyrgyzstan President Roza Otunbayeva has played a key role in two revolutions. The first was ridding the country of its then leader, President

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Kyrgyzstan back on the road to democracy

Kyrgyzstan has a new democratically elected parliament after Sunday’s landmark election. It brings an end to the autocratic rule which has

Kyrgyzstan has a new democratically elected parliament after Sunday’s landmark election. It brings an end to the autocratic rule which has

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Kyrgyzstan set to elect a coalition

Kyrgyzstan looks set to produce a coalition government despite nationalists narrowly coming out ahead of four other parties in Sunday’s

Kyrgyzstan looks set to produce a coalition government despite nationalists narrowly coming out ahead of four other parties in Sunday’s

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Kyrgyzstan elects newly-empowered parliament

Voting has ended in Kyrgyzstan in elections designed to create Central Asia’s first parliamentary democracy. Until April the country was, like its

Voting has ended in Kyrgyzstan in elections designed to create Central Asia’s first parliamentary democracy. Until April the country was, like its